Is your city one of Utah’s 33 healthy designations?
SALT LAKE CITY — Get Healthy Utah has released a list of 33 Utah cities and towns who have earned the Healthy Utah Community designation.
To be on the list, leaders and programs within the city must make recognizable efforts for health.
Specifically, Get Healthy Utah said the city must implement, “evidence-based strategies addressing the root causes of deteriorating physical and mental wellbeing.”
The listed locations enable those living in the city to achieve goals of living their desired healthy and active lifestyles.
Ryan Gubler, the Director of Parks and Recreation in Springdale, said in a press release, “In my opinion, it’s something that we, as leaders of a community, should be doing anyway…We take pride in those things–in promoting health and wellness for our residents.”
The following cities and towns have earned the award:
- Fruit Heights
- North Logan
- North Salt Lake
- Park City
- South Salt Lake
- Spanish Fork
- St. George
- Washington City
- West Haven
- West Valley
- Woods Cross
If you want your city to be featured on the list, fill out The Healthy Utah Community application. According to a press release, the application, with a focus on long-term commitments also makes the healthy designation more accessible to rural and urban communities.
Today’s Top Stories
- Herd of elk pushed away from I-80 and moved back into mountains
- Governor Spencer Cox signs transgender bill, releases statement
- Utah leading a lawsuit against new ESG rule affecting 401(k) plans
- SLC restaurant “Manoli’s” nominated for James Beard Award
- Jordan High student killed in Sandy crosswalk by school bus
- Three vehicle crash in Sanpete County leaves one dead
- Two Republicans voted against bill banning transgender-related surgery, here’s why
- Engineer who refused to approve Challenger launch dies in Ogden
- Utah Senate passes transgender-related surgery ban for minors
- More protests today after release of video depicting the deadly police beating of Tyre Nichols